4th Queen's Own Hussars: Service
Authors and Contributors this page: Graham Watson, T.F. Mills
Page created 10 July 2002. Corrected and updated 23.09.2005
1685-1958
United Kingdom  
Note:This is a battalion history of the Regular Army. See the main regimental page for full lineage and other information.
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  1685.07.17 The Princess Anne of Denmark's Regiment of Dragoons
formed from independent troops raised earlier in 1685
  1685 England
  1689 Scotland: Jacobite war
  1689 Ireland: Jacobite war
  1692 Flanders
  1698? England?
  1702 England?
  1706 Portugal
  1706? Spain
  1708 French coast: Cherbourg
  1709? Flanders: Ostend garrison duty
  1714? England?
  1715 Scotland: Jacobite war
  1715? England?
  1742 Flanders
  1745 England
  1747? Flanders
  1748? England?
  1751.07.01 4th Regiment of Dragoons
  1756 England?
  1763 England?
  1780 London Gordon riots
  1794 England?
  1802 England?  
  1803 England?  
  1809 at sea  
  1809.04.25 Portugal: Lisbon
  1809 Peninsular war Fane Cav Bde
  1814.05 France
  1814.07 at sea (embarked at Calais)
  1814.07.20 England: Dover?
  1814? England?
  1818.12.25 4th (Queen's Own) Regiment of Light Dragoons
  1822.05 India
  1839 Afghanistan
  1842 England
  1846 Ireland
  1852 England
  1853 first divisional training in peacetime 2 Div
  1853.08 Brighton  
  1854.05 Dorchester  
  1854.07.19 at sea (embarked at Plymouth) ship: Simla
  1854.08.14 Bulgaria: Varna  
  1854 Bulgaria
  1854.09.02 at sea ship: Simla
  1854.09.16 Crimea: Kalmatia Bay  
  1854 Crimea Light Bde
  1855.11 at sea  
  1855 Scutari  
  1856.05.05 at sea ships: Assistance, Lindsay
  1856 England: Portsmouth
  18uu Aldershot
  1861 4th (The Queen's Own) Hussars
  1865 Ireland
  1867.10.15 at sea (embarked at Exeter) ship: Serapis
  1867.11.29 India: Bombay
  1868.03 Meerut
  1878 England
  <1881> England: Aldershot
  1883 Norwich det to Sudan in Light Camel Regt
  1885 Scotland: Edinburgh
  1887 Ireland: Ballincollig
  1891 England: Colchester
  1893 Aldershot
  1896.09 at sea
  1896 India: Bangalore
  1899 Lucknow sent reinforcements to other cav regts in South Africa
  1902 Meerut
  1904 Secunderabad
  1905 South Africa
  1909 England: Colchester
  1911 Ireland: Curragh
  1914.08 France and Flanders 3 Cav Bde, 2 Cav Div, BEF
  1919 England: Aldershot
  1919 India: Muttra
  1921 4th Queen's Own Hussars
  1922 Meerut
  1924 Lucknow
  1927 Meerut
  1930 England: York 5 Div
  1932 Colchester
  1933 Tidworth
  1934 Aldershot 1 Cav Bde
  1936-1937 mechanised
  1938 Tidworth 2 Cav Bde
  1939.10 UK 1 Armd Bde, 2 Armd Div
  1940.01 Middle East
  1941.03.07 Greece 1 Armd Bde
1941.04.29 at sea  
  1941.05.01 Egypt 1 Armd Bde
  1941.05 North Africa
  1942.06 4th/8th Hussars
formed by temporary amalgamation with 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars
  1942.06 North Africa 4 Armd Bde
  1942.11 North Africa Corps Troops
  1942.12? 4th Queen's Own Hussars
reconstituted
  1944.05 recce regt, 1 Armd Div
  1944.10 Italy 9 Armd Bde
  1945.07 Austria 26 Armd Bde
  1948 Malaya
  1951 England: Tidworth
  1953 Germany: Hohne BAOR
  1958.10.24 amalgamated with 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars, to form The Queen's Royal Irish Hussars